Batavia Ohio Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Batavia and Clermont County Dog Laws and Ordinances

Batavia Ohio and Clermont County Dog Laws and OrdinancesThe Village of Batavia, Ohio and Clermont County have specific dog laws and ordinances in place that govern dogs, their behavior and the responsibilities of dog owners, keepers and harborers.

These local laws coincide with Ohio’s state-level dog laws.

There are local agencies that should be contacted when a dog attack has taken place anywhere in Batavia, Amelia, Bethel, Chilo, Felicity, Moscow, Neville, New Richmond, Newtonsville, Owensville, Wiliamsburg or any other city, town or village located within Clermont County.

A directory of these local agencies is provided below.

Clermont County, Ohio Dog Resource Directory

Clermont County Public Health Department: (513) 732-7499
Clermont County Auditor (Dog Licenses): (513) 732-7150
Clermont County Sheriff: (513) 732-7500
City of Batavia Police: (513) 732-5692

What To Do If Bitten By A Dog in Clermont County

When a dog bites someone in Clermont County, it must be reported to the Clermont County Public Health Department within 24 hours for further action and investigation.

The Clermont County Public Health Department Animal Bite Report Form can be downloaded via this link: Animal Bite Report

Reporting a dog bite is important so Clermont County Public Health can locate the dog and implement quarantine. A healthy dog that bites or otherwise exposes a person should be quarantined for 10 days from the date of the exposure. The quarantine period is based on the length of time that the rabies virus may be excreted in the saliva prior to the onset of rabies symptoms.

If the dog shows no clinical signs of rabies during the quarantine period, it should be examined by a licensed veterinarian and declared free from rabies. If the animal does not have a current rabies vaccination, the vaccine should be given at that time. Rabies vaccine should not be administered to the animal during quarantine. If any signs of illness occur during quarantine, it should be reported to Clermont County Public Health and the animal evaluated by a veterinarian immediately.

For more tips on what you should do if bitten by a dog, we put together a checklist to follow. View this dog bite checklist by visiting the following link: Dog Bite Checklist

Dog Bite Questions and Answers

If you have questions about a dog attack that occurred within the Village of Batavia or anywhere in Clermont County, please do not hesitate to contact us and discuss the attack at no cost and without any obligation. We are happy to answer your questions and provide you with the guidance that’s needed after a dog bite incident.

We’re available 24/7/365 by calling 1-888-998-9101, chatting with one of our live chat representatives or sending us a website message.

Clermont County Dog License

Clermont County Ohio Dog Laws and OrdinancesAll dogs in Clermont County more than three months of age must be licensed. The standard licensing period runs December 1 to January 31. Licenses purchased after January 31 are subject to a late penalty.

One year licenses are available for purchase online. Three year and permanent licenses are available at the Clermont County Auditor’s Office. All licenses purchased are non-refundable. Puppy licenses are available after July 1st and only available through the Clermont County Auditor’s Office or through outside vendors. Puppy licenses are not available online.

For more information about dog licenses in Clermont County including current fees, locations throughout the county where dog licenses can be obtained, and online purchasing options, please visit this link: Clermont County Dog Licensing

Legal Assistance for Victims of Dog Attacks

If you, your spouse, your son, your daughter or other loved one has been bitten by a dog, we can provide you with the legal help needed after a dog attack.

Please contact our Ohio law firm at any time of day and any day of the week for a free consultation with one of our experienced Ohio dog bite attorneys. You’ll learn what you need to know and what you need to do after a dog bite to protect yourself now and in the future.

Just call us at 1-888-998-9101, chat with one of our 24-hour live chat representatives or send us a website message.

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